Rays sign 15 to one-year contracts

Rays sign 15 to one-year contracts

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The Rays signed the remaining members of the 40-man roster to one-year contracts on Wednesday.

Included in the signings are infielder Reid Brignac, right-handers Wade Davis, Jason Hammel, Mitch Talbot and Dale Thayer, left-handers James Houser, J.P. Howell, and Jake McGee, catchers John Jaso and Shawn Riggans and outfielders Fernando Perez and Justin Ruggiano.

The club also renewed the one-year contracts of right-handers Matt Garza and Andy Sonnanstine and center fielder B.J. Upton.

All 40-man roster players are now under contract for the 2009 season.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.